The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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R&D Data Scientist (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM
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Outstanding R&D Data Science professionals are needed for multiple positions to work on self\-managed research and development teams addressing some of the nations most difficult challenges in the areas of data science, cyber security, network analytics, text analytics, statistical analysis, machine learning and software engineering\. We seek exceptionally talented, passionate individuals who work well in teams, care about their teammates and their work environment, and are life\-long learners of both hard and soft skills\. Leadership opportunities are available\. Travel opportunities are also available, as is the ability to collaborate with university, corporate, and government partners

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Utilize statistical analysis, data science, machine learning, malware analysis, cryptography, network modeling and simulation, cognitive computing, control systems analysis, vulnerability analysis, and network red teaming, among others\.

+ Design, refine, develop and deploy analytics using, for example, behavioral, statistical, machine learning techniques\.

+ Use analytics on production data to assist analysts in the hunt or discovery mission\.

+ Engage with customers to adapt analytics to fill gaps and meet needs\.

+ Understand existing and emerging threats based on open and closed reporting\.

The opportunity for leadership is available depending on qualifications and performance\. Travel opportunities are also available\.

Candidates applying on this requisition may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several organizations at Sandia National Laboratories\.


+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or relevant discipline; and Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or relevant discipline\.

+ Experience in computer programming languages such as C/C\+\+, Java, Python, etc\.

+ Experience or training in research and development in one or more of the following areas: Streaming algorithms, cyber security, machine learning, software development/engineering, or other relevant area\.


+ 3\+ years of experience in cyber security and network analytics\.

+ Aptitude and desire to lead in any capacity \(technical direction, project leader, program leader, mentor, educator, etc\.\)\.

+ Thorough knowledge of and experience with designing, planning, and executing research, design, and development projects\.

+ Excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to develop and present technical ideas and results in oral and written form\.

+ Ability to perform effectively in a highly collaborative and team\-oriented environment is particularly important\.

+ Ability to conduct independent technical projects or scientific research\.

Department Description:

The Special Analytic Initiatives department conducts research into computational analytic methods to secure high\-consequence systems and high\-value networks\. The department also transitions our research, and other open research, to develop tools and techniques that leverage large\-scale data and high\-speed data streams for our customers analytic needs\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co\-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a SCI security clearance\.

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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